About Us

WHAT WE DO

Dwyka Mining Services is an agile mining technology integration partner focused on assisting our clients to adopt and adapt to technological change.

VALUE PROPOSITION

We provide our clients with the latest tools to best navigate technological change supported with the critical know-how to allow them to dig deeper and discover the #MetricsThatMatter.

OUR SERVICES

Our solutions offer the technically best and most affordable turn-key mining solutions to simplify decision making of our clients in an increasingly complex and cost intensive arena.

CUSTOMER-CENTRIC

Our customer service record is built on years of problem solving which are underscored by technical innovation to support and reinforce proactive decision making.

DATA-CENTRIC

In a digital age overloaded with information, we task ourselves to align, identify and harness the power of accurate and relevant data to optimise client’s operations.

WORK WITH US TO

OPTIMISE YOUR WORKFLOWS AND IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY TO LET YOU FOCUS ON THE #METRICSTHATMATTER

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What We Do

VISUALISATION

VENTSIM® - WWW.VENTSIM.COM

Ventsim® is an underground mine ventilation simulation software package designed to model and simulate ventilation, airflows, pressures, heat, gases, financials, radon, fire, and many other types of ventilation data from a model of tunnels and shafts.

  • Ventsim Visual® Standard
  • Ventsim Visual® Advanced
  • Ventsim Visual® Premium

VentFIRE® and LiveVIEW® modules available as separate additions, or included as part of Ventsim Visual® Premium. Full maintenance and upgrade packages available.

Available in 3 separate versions:

  • Ventsim Visual® Standard
  • Ventsim Visual® Advanced
  • Ventsim Visual® Premium

VentFIRE® and LiveVIEW® modules available as separate modules, or included as part of Ventsim Visual® Premium. Full maintenance and upgrade packages available.

PUMPSIM® - WWW.PUMPSIM.COM

Pumpsim® is a fully interactive 3D pumping simulation software package and is designed to provide a detailed simulation of pipe networks and pumping systems. Key features include:

  • Easily construct pipe models in true scale 3D
  • Overlay 3D solid models of other infrastructure over pipe networks
  • Estimate optimum pipe sizing and calculate network bill of materials
  • Model and monitor flow, pressure and pump performance
  • Import designs and solids from AutoCad (*.dxf)
  • Automatic elevation adjustment of pipes over surface terrain wireframes or contours

Full maintenance and upgrade packages available.

Available in 2 separate versions:

  • Pumpsim® Standard
  • Pumpsim® Advanced

LLAMAZOO® - WWW.LLAMAZOO.COM

LlamaZOO Interactive is an award-winning software development studio creating 3D communication solutions for enterprise and industry 4.0, with a focus on mining.

They specialize in digital twinning, training simulations, and the transformative power of combining siloed big datasets; making information digestible and actionable for all stakeholders through engaging 3D & AR/VR solutions.

Industry solutions:

  • 3D MineLife VR
  • 3D Facility Digital Twinning
  • 3D Mine Site Digital Twinning

REAL-TIME DATA & CONNECTIVITY

MAESTRO VIGILANTE AQS - WWW.MAESTRODIGITALMINE.COM

Communication

  • Open communication protocol for easy connection to any PLC, SCADA, HMI, DCS or PC based system
  • Ethernet Modbus TCP protocol
  • Modbus RS-485 serial
  • Optional Allen Bradley EtherNetIP™ protocol
  • Optional Wireless 802.11 g Ethernet
  • Optional Wireless Leaky feeder VHF or UHF

Power Requirements

  • 110 to 220 VAC, 50/60 Hz CUL General purpose power supply
  • Less than 300 milliamps

Physical Parameters

  • Vigilante AQS™ Enclosure outside dimensions 12-1/2” W x 17” H x 6” D
    • NEMA 4X / IP 66 enclosure rating
    • -20 to +60° C operating temperature range

Airflow Sensors

  • Digital ultrasonic transit time airflow sensors
  • Modbus RS485 communication to Vigilante AQS™
  • Maximum of 300 metres separation distance without power booster
  • See individual airflow specifications sheets for additional information on ranges and accuracy

Gas Sensors

  • Digital electrochemical and Infrared gas sensors
  • Modbus RS485 communication to Vigilante AQS™
  • Available as integral or remote mounted
  • Maximum of 1200 metres separation distance
  • CO, NO2, NO, O2, H2S, SO2, ClO2, CL2, NH3, CO2, LEL Methane, LEL Propane, HCN sensors are available
  • See individual gas specifications sheets for additional information on ranges and accuracy

MAESTRO PLEXUS POWERNET® - NEW

World’s only powered gigabit network using copper coaxial cable

  • EZ to advance
  • EZ to repair
  • EZ to afford

Plexus PowerNet™ provides power and communication over the same cable that can be installed by any tradesperson.

Solves underground challenges:

  • Full system can be installed, terminated and maintained by any electrical tradesperson.
  • No special tools or training required.
  • Can be spliced and extended as required
  • Provides both Gigabit data and DC power to end point devices over the same cable.

Each node provides a 4 port PoE+ network switch in managed or unmanaged mode

All node types have four PoE+ ports

  • 44 to 57 VDC per port
  • Full Gigabit speeds available on each port
  • 802.3 and 802.3 ab compliant
  • Auto MDIX cross over support on copper ports
  • 10/100/1000Mbpsauto negotiation on copper ports

Why Plexus PowerNet™?

  • Enjoy major CAPEX and OPEX savings compared to conventional fiber optic networks
  • Similar in cost structure to a typical Leaky Feeder network
  • Simple to install and maintain by your current workforce

Call us today for a no obligation quote to connect your underground level to trial our Plexus PowerNet solution!

CONSULTING

With a pool of highly experienced resources with the requisite focus allows us to tailor projects to suit your needs and your budget to extract maximum value.

Our objective is to develop bespoke projects together with our clients that focus on unlocking value as per their exact reporting requirements. We want to partner with our clients to demonstrate a positive ROI for all their reporting requirements.

UNDERGROUND VENTSIM® AND PUMPSIM® MODELLING AND CONSULTING

Ventsim® is an underground mine ventilation simulation software package designed to model and simulate ventilation, airflows, pressures, heat, gases, financials, radon, fire, and many other types of ventilation data from a model of tunnels and shafts.

Pumpsim® is a fully interactive 3D pumping simulation software package and is designed to provide a detailed simulation of pipe networks and pumping systems. Suitable for most fluid distribution and pumping simulations in mining, processing and agriculture industries.

Services include on- and off-site training and comprehensive modelling, including:

  • Side-by-Side Mentoring
  • Model Maintenance Packages
  • Mine Network Evaluation and Simulation
  • Mine Planning Services

TRAINING & APPLICATION INTEGRATION

With a view that data is our ore body, we offer a seamless service to install and maintain our units to ensure they are delivering the right real-time data, at the right time, to ensure that proactive decision making can take place.

With a full-service team on the ground offering CnI and ICT capabilities, we offer an end-to-end solution to support to our clients on the continent to get projects over the line and data to surface.

TRAINING & APPLICATION INTEGRATION

With years of experience on the African continent, we have developed the capabilities and the competencies to formulate training to suit a variety of unique situations, skill levels and operational requirements.

We want our software to empower its end-users and be utilised to its full potential. We follow a role-oriented approach to training, by demonstrating why specific data is integral to the mine’s sustainability and how one can optimize each role to deliver accurate data to management.

Our focus on in-situ learning, supported by regular training programmes, has positively impacted mines, their staff’s morale and importantly their bottom line.

Services include:

  • NEW Model Maintenance Packages
  • On- and Off-site Training Packages
  • Side-by-Side Mentoring Packages
  • Online and Remote Training Packages

As our base of software licenses continue to grow, we are investigating dynamic ways to disrupt traditional training methods to immerse the learner in an incentivized and favorable environment to optimize learning – WATCH THIS SPACE!

PARTNERS

We see our collaboration with cutting-edge technology partners as essential to realising our goal to act as a catalyst for positive change in the African mining industry.

Dwyka Mining Services is focused on identifying and supporting disruptive technologies that generate actionable and reliable data to support users to make proactive cost-saving decisions.

SOFTWARE

Simulation Software Specialists

Chasm Consulting specialises in software solutions for the mining industry. Chasm Consulting is the developer and provider of the popular CSafe®, Ventsim Visual® and Pumpsim® products.

Centric Mining Systems

Designed to serve the mining industry from the ground up, Centric is the enterprise solutions software of choice for mining operations around the globe. From data capture to data warehousing and from business intelligence to reporting, Centric provides you with the clear view of your entire operations.

Qerent Operational Diagnostics

Qerent’s range of solutions empowers mining managers with the tools to visually conceptualise large amounts of data to diagnose operational issues, unlock actionable insights and drive improved Load & Haul performance.

HARDWARE

Mining Instrumentation Specialists

Maestro mine ventilation serves the underground mine ventilation and automation sector. Our products deliver energy savings and productivity improvements while meeting the highest health and safety standards.

Underground Axial Fan Specialists

Clemcorp Australia is a leading supplier of underground mining ventilation equipment with an industry-leading range of Axial Ventilation Fans designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. Clemcorp’s aim is to provide innovative ventilation solutions and dedicated support to their global customers.

skymineUAV

Driven by intelligence, each phase throughout a mine’s lifecycle requires consistent, timely and reliable data collection to allow for informed decision making. Drone usage in mining, safely and conveniently optimises a more accurate and actionable data capture solutions, allowing better understanding and management for day-to-day operations.

VISUALISATION

3D Communications and Training

LlamaZOO Interactive is an award-winning software development studio creating 3D communication solutions for enterprise and industry 4.0, with a focus on mining.

INTEGRATION

African Integration Specialists

Our established network on the African continent provides a unique platform for integration opportunities with key mining and industrial companies.

Engaging with great companies like yours